NBA Selection defeats PBA Selection
Smart Ultimate All-Star Weekend
NBA Selection vs PBA Selection
July 23, 2011
Smart Araneta Coliseum
The NBA Selection (Smart All-Stars) had a slam dunk exhibition which delighted the jam-packed crowd at the Smart Araneta Coliseum as Kobe Bryant’s team defeated the PBA All-Stars, 131-105. Slam Dunk Runner-up Javale McGee led the NBA stars with 25 points, mostly on high-flying dunks, while Kevin Durant scored 22 points on a combination of dunks and three-point jumpers.
Arwind Santos scored the 1st 2 points of the game on a slam dunk and led the PBA All-Stars with 25 points but no other PBA star scored in double-figures. B-Meg Llamados players Marc Pingris scored 9 points but MVP James Yap was scoreless.
Let us all thank Manny Pangilinan for making this event possible. Smart Gilas vs NBA Selection at 1pm, today, July 24 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
NBA Selection (Smart All-Stars) 131- McGee 25, Durant 22, Williams 19, Evans 17, Harden 16, Bryant 12, Paul 11,
Rose 9, Fisher 0.
PBA Selection (PBA All-Stars) 105 – Santos 25, Cabagnot 9, Pingris 9, David 8, Al-Hussaini 8, Mercado 8, Norwood 7, Reyes 6, Caguioa 4, Thoss 4, Castro 4, Intal 4, Seigle 4, Fonacier 3, Tenorio 2, Yap 0.
Quarterscores: 30-26, 66-50, 107-78, 131-105